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perspective
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Lord of the Flies
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  • The beach between the palm terrace and the water was a thin stick, endless apparently, for to Ralph’s left the perspectives of palm and beach and water drew to a point at infinity; and always, almost visible, was the heat.
  • The beach stretched away before them in a gentle curve till perspective drew it into one with the forest; for the day was not advanced enough to be obscured by the shifting veils of mirage.

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as in: Look at it from her perspective Define
a particular way of seeing or considering things
as in: Keep it in perspective Define
a sensible view of a situation that considers its different parts in a balanced way
as in: perspective in art Define
giving a 2-dimensional picture a 3-dimensional appearance by making parts that are farther away look smaller than things that are close; or a picture drawn in such a manner
as in: a perspective of the entire block Define
a view -- often stressing that the view is different from a view from another location
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